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  • Defensive Focus Shows in First Quarter

    2 years, 4 months ago

    If you had the chance to visit Russell Athletic Atlanta Falcons Training Camp this year, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. If not, allow me to proceed. The Falcons, under defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, have put a premium on causing and recovering turnovers. So much so, in fact, that the defense is instructed to [...]

  • Julio Jones, AJ Green Provide Tough Tests for Tonight’s Defenses

    2 years, 4 months ago

    The starters will be on a snap count tonight, as head coach Mike Smith said earlier this week, but until they reach that number, there are some interesting matchups that will occur and could provide a test for both teams. The Falcons will have to handle Bengals wide receiver AJ Green while Cincinnati will be [...]

  • John Parker Wilson Keeping Cool During Crucial Camp

    2 years, 4 months ago

    It’s the most important time in the most important year for John Parker Wilson. The veteran backup quarterback may have a lot of weight on his shoulders, but the Alabama product isn’t stressing out. He’s rolling with the punches and making the most of every opportunity he gets. The preseason is his proving ground as [...]

  • John Parker Wilson Keeping Calm in Crucial Camp

    2 years, 4 months ago

    It’s the most important time in the most important year for John Parker Wilson. The veteran backup quarterback may have a lot of weight on his shoulders, but the Alabama product isn’t stressing out. He’s rolling with the punches and making the most of every opportunity he gets. The preseason is his proving ground as [...]

  • Coming Off Big Game, Robert James Looks for More

    2 years, 4 months ago

    Linebacker Robert James takes a big breath when he thinks about the possibility of more playing time. With an injury to starting middle linebacker Akeem Dent that will keep him from Thursday’s game against Cincinnati, fortunately, James won’t have to worry about picking up the slack since the two play different positions, but if he [...]

  • Roddy White: Fans Should Be Excited About Julio Jones

    2 years, 4 months ago

    Wide receiver Roddy White is about as good a teammate as there is in the NFL. Sharing the spotlight with another highly talented wideout doesn’t faze the veteran, even if sharing the spotlight means sharing the ball. After practice Tuesday, White glowed about fellow WR Julio Jones. Asked if he thinks fans should be excited [...]

  • Smith: Dent Ruled Out for Thursday; Douglas to Play

    2 years, 4 months ago

    Head coach Mike Smith said Monday that linebacker Akeem Dent, who suffered a concussion during last week’s game against Baltimore, will not play against the Cincinnati Bengals this Thursday, but added that the second-year player is feeling much better. Wide receiver Harry Douglas, who sat out of last week’s game due to an injury from [...]

  • Falcons Uniforms, Throwback Dates Set for 2012

    2 years, 4 months ago

    Each year it seems, we get more and more questions about what uniforms the Falcons are wearing each week. For our fashion-conscious fans who want to match what the team wears each week, we launched the uniform schedule in 2011 and have brought it back for 2012. NFL teams are allowed only three uniforms, and [...]

  • Offensive Line Positions Still Up for Grabs, Smith Says

    2 years, 4 months ago

    With the Falcons releasing their first unofficial depth chart of the 2012 season last week, it could be safe to assume that all the starting positions — namely those on the offensive line — were sealed up and accounted for. Not so fast. Head coach Mike Smith said after practice Sunday that all positions are [...]

  • Lousaka Polite Rushing to Learn Playbook Fast

    2 years, 4 months ago

    Spending time in a couple of different offensive systems has helped veteran fullback Lousaka Polite in a lot of ways, one of which will definitely come in handy in his most recent role. With two weeks and one preseason game already in the books, Polite — who has seen time with Dallas, Chicago, Miami and [...]

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